Our Programs

Bringing Hawaii Island Communities Together
For a More Environmentally Sustainable Future
Learn About Our Educational Programs We Offer Island-Wide & Throughout the Year!
Keeping It Green Hawaii
Keeping It Green Hawaii
Recognizing Community Action

Our Keeping It Green Hawai‘i Award recognizes organizations for green practices, projects, education and/or services that foster resource awareness for an environmentally sustainable future in Hawai‘i.

Latex Paint Reuse Program

Recycle Hawaii works to divert "Still Good" Latex Paint from the landfill by accepting it for free at three of its Reuse Centers year round, as well as, holding collections for it during three (3) of the County of Hawaii's Household Hazardous Waste Collections. We offer the "Still Good" latex paint for sale at the Hilo, Keaʻau and Waimea Reuse Centers.

Recycle-Bowl
Recycle-Bowl
Recycling Competition for K-12 Schools

Recycle-Bowl, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful (KAB), is a national school recycling competition open to K-12 schools. This program is a great way to kick start or improve recycling at your school. Awards for Recycle-Bowl in Hawai‘i are donated by local businesses.

Community Outreach
Community Outreach
Learn - Act - Share

Connect with us to learn more about recycling on Hawaii Island and action steps to reduce personal waste for a more environmentally sustainable future.

Get the Drift and Bag It!
Get the Drift and Bag It!
Big Island's Coastal Clean Up

GET THE DRIFT & BAG IT! is Hawaiʻi’s contribution to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) which started in 1986. Ocean Conservancy’s ICC engages volunteer organizations and individuals to remove trash and debris from the world’s BEACHES & WATERWAYS.

Kokua I Na Kula
Kokua I Na Kula
Help the Schools Recycle

Mylar snack wrappers and aluminum drink pouches are diverted from the landfill for upcycling and recycling in this incentive community partnership.

The Art & Craft of UPCycling
The Art & Craft of UPCycling
Online Art Competition

The Arts & Crafts of UPCycling Increases reuse and innovation of valuable resources by community members through sharing them on an open platform.

The Great America Cleanup
The Great America Cleanup
Year round community cleanups!

Recycle Hawaii Partners with community groups for clean up events and helps educate them on how to recycle and divert waste collected!

How to Help
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